Turkey: 7 detained over Istanbul blast

Suspected PKK terrorist detonated bomb-laden motorcycle Friday near police station, injuring ten

Turkey: 7 detained over Istanbul blast

World Bulletin / News Desk

 A total of seven suspects have been arrested over Thursday's blast in Istanbul, which left ten people injured, anti-terror police said Friday. 

Among those apprehended, a suspected PKK terrorist, whose codename is "Mazlum" was caught with a fake ID card at a security checkpoint in the central Anatolian province of Aksaray accompanied by two other suspects.

The three were brought to Istanbul, police added. 

The suspected PKK terrorist detonated a bomb-laden motorcycle Friday near a police station in Yenibosna neighborhood of Istanbul's Bahcelievler district, located on the European side of the city.

Ten people were injured in the explosion, Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin announced. 

Güncelleme Tarihi: 08 Ekim 2016, 12:32